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The Gifts Serious Golfers Actually Want
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With Kris Kringle’s arrival just around the corner, we’re going with a slightly different approach relative to past gift guides. Instead of tiered offerings tailored to specials offered this particular Christmas season, we’re going to present the presents, as it were, serious golfers really want. Of course, given the cost of some of these items, […]

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Louis Oosthuizen WITB 2017
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Equipment is accurate as of the Hero World Challenge (12/4/16). Driver: Ping G (9 degrees, with 8.75 degrees of actual loft) Shaft: True Temper Project X HZRDUS T1100 (75 grams, 6.5 flex) 5 Wood: Ping G (17.5 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 7.2 Tour Spec X-Flex Driving Iron: Ping G Crossover (2 iron) Shaft: Fujikura […]

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Tiger Woods' Return Delivers Significant Ratings Increases for Golf Channel and NBC at Hero World Challenge
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Golf Channel’s Thursday Coverage (782,000 viewers) Most-Watched Thursday Round 1 since The Open in July NBC’s Saturday Coverage (2,049,000 viewers) Most-Watched Round 3 PGA TOUR Event Since the Memorial Tournament in June More Than 7.4 Million Minutes Streamed Digitally, 6th Most-Streamed Golf Event in 2016 on Golf Channel/NBC   ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 7, 2016 – […]

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Newsmaker of the Year: No. 8, USGA
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A tap on the shoulder and a few specks of sand. It was another big year for the USGA but not in the way the organization had hoped, as both of its two biggest events were marred by curious rules infractions. While Dustin Johnson won the U.S. Open, the tournament’s defining moment wasn’t the striped […]

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USGA adds local rule, scraps penalty for accidental ball movement
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Call it the “Dustin Johnson Rule.” The USGA has added a local rule aimed at dealing with players accidentally moving their own balls on the green. As we all remember, Johnson (nine holes after the offense) was found to have caused his golf ball to move after grounding his club during a practice stroke on […]

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Chris Wood WITB 2017
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Equipment is accurate as of the ISPS World Cup of Golf (11/30/16). Driver: Callaway XR 16 (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Tensei CK Blue 70TX 3 Wood: Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 (14 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rogue Black Limited Edition 70TX Irons: Mizuno MP-25 (1, 2), MP-5 (4-PW) Shafts: True Temper Project X Flighted 7.0 Wedges: […]

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Ko splits with Leadbetter after three years
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Lydia Ko and swing coach David Leadbetter are parting ways. Ko told Leadbetter Tuesday night that she wanted to go in a new direction, and Leadbetter made the split public releasing a statement on his website Wednesday night. “She called me and said, `David, this is the hardest decision for me, you’re like family, but […]

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Newsmaker of the Year: No. 9, Tiger Woods
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(Editor’s note: GolfChannel.com is counting down the top 10 newsmakers of 2016. Take a look at why each item made our list, along with a collection of their top stories from the year. Click here for the full list and release dates.) For a man accustomed to living his high-profile life in the most intense […]

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TaylorMade 2017 M1 Fairway Woods and Hybrids: What you need to know
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With its 2017 M1 line, TaylorMade makes its fairway woods even more adjustable and forgiving, while giving its hybrids a new level adjustability. Here’s what you need to know about both offerings. M1 Fairway Woods The M1 fairway woods have a smaller footprint and more compact appearance at address than TaylorMade’s new M2 fairway woods. Most […]

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TaylorMade 2017 M2 Fairway Woods and Hybrids: What you need to know
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TaylorMade’s M2 line of golf equipment is designed to help golfers increase distance and accuracy by offering more forgiveness, at least when compared to TaylorMade’s M1 line, which targets better golfers. Generally speaking, the M2 drivers, fairways woods and hybrids have larger club heads and lower profiles to help golfers hit higher, longer shots. Compared to the previous line of […]

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TaylorMade makes big claims about new TP5 and TP5x golf balls
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It’s not often you hear a company directly address another company by name — after all, they’re competitors — especially when it’s a titan in the industry. But that’s exactly what TaylorMade did at the launch for its new TP5 and TP5x golf balls. Titleist is the most played golf ball on the professional tour, […]

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